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Libya parliament rejects UN-backed unity government

Libya parliament rejects UN-backed unity government

Libya`s internationally recognised parliament on Monday voted no confidence in a UN-backed unity government, a spokesman said, in a blow to efforts to end the country`s political chaos.

Libya forces `retake` Benghazi district from jihadists

Libya forces `retake` Benghazi district from jihadists

General Khalifa Haftar`s troops took the al-Gwarcha district of Benghazi.

Donald Trump asked to stop talking about Benghazi victims

Donald Trump asked to stop talking about Benghazi victims

The mother of US Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, who died during the 2012 Benghazi attacks, in a letter to the New York Times asked Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to stop talking about her son`s death.

Bodies of 14 executed in Libya's Benghazi found: Medical Centre

A hospital in Libya's second city Benghazi said today it had received the bodies of 14 people killed execution-style, in what the UN envoy said was a war crime.

Car bomb kills 12 Libyan troops in Benghazi: Military source

A car bomb has killed 12 Libyan troops allied to General Khalifa Haftar, commander of forces with the country`s eastern government, who have been fighting a campaign against Islamist militants there, a military source said.

Panel's report reignites debate over Clinton and Benghazi

Congressional Republicans on Tuesday accused Hillary Clinton`s State Department of failing to protect four Americans killed in a 2012 attack in Libya, in a final report that contained no major new revelations but rekindled debate on the U.S. presidential campaign trail.

Islaim State militants pushes east in Libya amid government air strikes

The senior officer said warplanes Tuesday struck a "house in an industrial area south of Ajdabiya where jihadists were meeting".

Constant clashes in Libya's Benghazi kill 16

 At least 16 people have been killed in recent clashes between the Libyan army and militants affiliated with the Islamic State (IS) in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, military sources confirmed Xinhua on Thursday.

13 security personnel killed by 'terrorists' in Libya

At least 13 members of Libya's army were killed by "terrorist" violence on Tuesday in the east of the war-torn country, an army spokesman said.

Five dead in Libyan shelling as IS claims two executions

Five people were killed by shelling in the Libyan city of Benghazi, a local hospital reported, as the Islamic State group claimed it had executed two men in the east of the war-torn country.

Libyan government rejects UN power-sharing proposal

Libya's internationally recognized government has rejected a UN proposal for a power-sharing arrangement with rival Islamist-led authorities that was intended to bring peace to the north African nation.

Clinton lashes out at US Benghazi committee

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's recent comments that the Benghazi panel can take credit for the Democratic front-runner's diminished public standing prove Republicans are going after her for political reasons, Clinton said in a televised interview.

Libyan Red Crescent says bodies of 95 migrants washed ashore

Mohamed al-Masrati says Red Crescent scouts found 85 of the corpses near Libya's capital Tripoli and 10 near Sabartha, a Libyan coastal city that is a main launching point for smugglers' boats headed to Europe.

Libyan army kills seven IS militants

Libyan army forces, backed by air force and artillery, killed seven Islamic State (IS) affiliated militants and captured nine others in the eastern city of Benghazi in Libya, according to a military source.

'Seven Libyan soldiers killed fighting off Islamists near Benghazi'

 At least seven Libyan soldiers were killed repelling an attack on their post by Islamist militants eight km (five miles) southwest of the eastern city of Benghazi on Monday, a military source told Reuters.

IS affiliate takes control of new area in Libya's Sirte

Witnesses and officials say Libya's Islamic State affiliate has seized control of a neighborhood in the central city of Sirte, going door to door searching for members of a rival group it has been battling for days.

Libya warns against diseases in Benghazi as meat rots in closed port

Libyan authorities warned on Monday that diseases might break out in the eastern city of Benghazi due to imported meat left rotting for months in containers at the city`s closed commercial port.

 

Suicide bomber, clashes kill 12 Libyan soldiers in Benghazi

Nine Libyan soldiers were killed in the eastern city of Benghazi on Tuesday by a suicide bomber and in ensuing clashes between troops and Islamist fighters, medics and military sources said.

Libyan planes sink ship, attack another near Benghazi: Spokesmen

Libyan war planes on Sunday sank one ship and attacked a second vessel near the eastern city of Benghazi, military spokesmen for the country`s internationally recognized government said on Monday.

Libyan commander killed as offensive against Islamists stalls

Islamic State militants said they killed a Libyan army commander in the eastern city of Benghazi on Wednesday, as a pro-government offensive against the Islamists appeared to stall.